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and then there are giants. >> welcome to downtown san francisco. about 1 million people here on this halloween to celebrate giants style for the 2012 world series parade. and everyone decked out in orange and black. i'm raj mathai alongside jessica. this is happening twice for us. >> deja vu. if you win it, they will come. downtown is the field of dreams for the giants for this 108th world series. they back. the boys of summer really in their glory and it's just going to be a whole celebration about today. we want to show you a little bit of the course they are taking and along the route, we have thousands of people. it starts at the foot of the ferry plaza on stewart street where you have all of the cars. the giants with their families and management team and all those floats, you know, raj, they have been working on these floats for a little bit. we have tid bits about the floats. they will end up at the steps of city hall which is expected to be a glorious celebration. >> that is where we are. at city hall. that ceremony will begin. before the ceremony, you will see the players and management and coache
>>> cardinals win game one, 6-4. >> the san francisco giants start another series in a slump. we'll have a live team coverage of today's big game as fans hope for a home field turn around. >>> i'm bob redell live in the south bay with why the city of san francisco is rooting for the 49ers to get the super bowl here in santa clara. that story coming up. >>> plus, from high school drop out to nobel prize winner. the bay area professor who just won the prestigious honor this morning. >>> it has been a foggy start in the bay area. things clear at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. a lot ahead. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. six hours to game time. >> bay area baseball fans holding on to hope after a disappointing home opener. the giants find themselves trailing in a series after losing to the cardinals. fans hope the turn around will make up for the sluggish start. >> we have christie smith live in san francisco if you are heading into the city. we begin with
for the second time in three years. and the fans, they went wild filling the streets of san francisco. right now at 11:00, we have complete coverage of game four with live reports from the motor city to the city by the bay. and you are looking at live pictures from our nbc bay area helicopter over san francisco. the celebrations are far from over. what you can see here is, this is actually outside of at&t park at third and king streets in san francisco. as you can see, there are several small fires in the street. we have seen one or two cars tipped over, as well. few people getting out of control. for the most part, these celebrations are relatively peaceful tonight but as you can see there are a few small fires in the streets of san francisco right now. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. the giants are now world series champions. they pulled off an unbelievable sweep tonight. you could hear the roar after the giants made their final out right there. the fans are celebrating and so are the players from detroit to the bay area. thousands of people did spill in to the streets, as we mentioned, cheerin
with breaking news. >> the old sheriff will be back in town. tonight the san francisco board of supervisors votes to reinstate suspended sheriff ross murkarimi. good evening, everyone. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm janelle wang in forage mathai. the vote on murkarimi's future came down just in the last half hour. >> jean elle has the very latest. jean? >> reporter: this board meeting just ended, and for san francisco board of supervisor members voted not to uphold charges of official misconduct. and that means the mayor did not have enough votes to remove the sheriff from office, and he can now be reinstated. board members started deliberating at 9:30, many made emotional statements about family members being victims of domestic violence. but supervisors christina olagi, john avalos and jane kim said while what murkarimi did was wrong, the charter is too narrow to support removing him from office. >> while the emotion satisfaction and political expedience of removing an official for a crime that most of us find unacceptable is very tempting to me, that is precisely the danger of removing
to san francisco general hospital where the 6-year-old girl died. the two women, one 45, the other, 46 years old, are still in the hospital. parishioners prayed for the families involved. >> we got the call at 8:58. police say they have been affected by what happened. >> it was very sad, not just for the people who were there who may have seen it but the officers who responded. when you see anybody hurt, especially a child. a lot of us are fathers and it does hurt. >> the driver was not injured and police say she is cooperating with their investigation. she has not been cited or arrested while an investigation is ongoing. police say they do view this right now as an accident. live in daly city, nbc news. >> thank you. >>> in the east bay, detectives are investigating the death of a woman found in her home in hercules. police say the woman's husband called a neighbor to check in on his wife when she did not pick up up from the airport around 11:00 last night. they found the victim lying on the ground near what appeared to be blood on the floor. miss say the family's car, a 2011 sky blue
business and traffic nightmare all rolled into one. how san francisco is taking on the silicon valley. >>> and the bay area bracing for wet weather out there. christina loren will be along to let us know when we need to break out the umbrellas. the news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> good morning. always happy to have you along. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. we begin this morning with san francisco city leaders all fed up with a south bay tech company and the private bus service for people who live in the city. they say traffic caused by the big cruisers needs to be and must be regulated. nbc bay area's christie smith is in san francisco with more on the brewing battle there. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning, jon. on the one hand, the shuttles are getting people to work and getting cars off the road and getting people to their jobs. on the other hand, a lot of people in san francisco think these shuttle buses that just keep popping up need a little bit more regulations when they are riding on the streets of san francisco. particularly during commute ho
the extra large victory and then get down to the real business. compliments of your san francisco giants punching their ticket to another world series. >> the giants have won the pennant. 9-0. >> the giants went for a third straight ball game and they knock out st. louis, 9-0, in last night's deciding game seven. come rain or dark of knight, nothing can stop the g-men from returning to the promiseland for a shot at baseball's holy grail. >> it's been amazing. san francisco, all the fans out here. pouring down rain and we're all loving it. >> it's unbelievable. what else can you say? we come back and win. unbelievable. >> the results say it all for a second time in three years, the giants advancing to that world series. game one versus detroit goes off tomorrow night and no doubt about it. the hottest ticket in town, but according to our very own christie smith, a certain souvenir that fans are having a hard time getting their hot little hands on. >> good morning to you, jon. talk about excitement. stores across san francisco opened early just to let giants fans in so they could start buy
many believe will be a marathon session. jean elle is live in san francisco. you've been following the story from the beginning. you've been hearing the answers and questions. what kind of vibe are you getting which may this may go? >> reporter: they are directing questions at people representing people on both sides and they're not indicating how they're going to vote when asking questions. the board right now is listening to public comment and considering two hours of arguments, questions about the definition of official misconduct and if it applies before a person is sworn in. the mayor initiated this process after the sheriff pleaded guilty to a domestic violence incident. that happened before he was sworn in as sheriff. the ethics commission did vote 4-1 to uphold the charge. the former san francisco mayor saying trying to remove him from office is an abuse of power. but the attorney's office says he's not fit to be sheriff while on probation. >> a sentence to a day in the jail he runs, sentenced to probation next to the other folks that he's letting out of jail. >> most of al
>>> good morning. it's going to be a very busy weekend here in san francisco. coming up, we'll take you on board one of the main attractions that will be drawing so many people into the city by the bay. that story coming up. >>> the giants and a's getting ready to kick off the post season. game times have been announced. we'll have a live report from both at&t and the a's in detr t detroit. we'll also bring you the pain at the pump. the bay area waking up to monster price jumps in gas prices. we'll tell you how hard you will be hit in the wallet. the news at 11:00 a.m. starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. the bay area braces for a big weekend of festivities. the heart of it all, san francisco. a little bit of something for everybody over the next couple days. on the buffet of outdoor activity, the 49ers are at home against the bills. giants playoff baseball, a music festival shs the america's cup, and look up in the sky, it's the blue angels. we'll start off with our live coverage with bob redell and
have won it all. >> a series sweep. the san francisco giants claim their second world championship in three years. we will have a report from detroit coming up. >> i'm bob redell live at at&t park. fans are eagerly awaiting their giants. that story is coming up. >>> and get ready for another ticker tape parade. this is the scene in 2010. it will be much of the same on wednesday. >>> and the city of san francisco cleaning up this morning after those world series celebrations turned to vandalism and violence. i'll show you the damage coming up. >>> we received the latest advisory when it comes to hurricane sandy. we will show you the forecast and intensity. this is a bad one guys, stay tuned for that. >>> we are looking at what we are dealing within the bay area. this is a live look at san jose. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. you are watching bay area from us. >>> they must be giants. the giants sweeping their way to a second world series title in just three years. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. >> i
>>> and we're going to do it for san francisco. go giant, baby. >> a big night for giants. we will take you there. >>> plus, the oakland a's are done for day. we'll also take you to detroit for some postgame perspective. >>> and the blue angels take to the sky over the san francisco bay, and we'll take you out on the water. >> nbc bay area news starts now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer, and thanks for joining us for this special edition of nbc bay area news. we'll bring you complete coverage of the bay's big weekend in just a moment, but we begin tonight with a heartbreaking story on the peninsula. a minivan hit and killed a 6-year-old girl in a parking lot of a church today. her mother and one other adult was also injured at st. andrew's catholic church in daly city. kimberly tere joins us from daly city with more for us. >> reporter: diane, you can see the markers left on the ground by investigators who were here for hours in this parking lot. the accident happened just before 9:00 this morning, just as mass was about to begin, and catechism for the kids was getting under
>>> right now -- a look at san francisco the place to be this weekend, the blue angels are flying overhead, america's cup is taking the waters and there's bluegrass music in the air. plus, baseball fans are plenty excited as well. it's all part of the bay's big weekend. and we have you covered. the news starts now. >> announcer: nbc bay area news starts now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. thank you for watching this special edition of nbc bay area news. we are on early because of the notre dame football game coming up. it was a beautiful day to be out and about in san francisco, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the city for a little bit of music, some baseball, and activities. we have crews throughout the city. let's begin with monti francis. he is along the waterfront. hello, monti. >> reporter: good afternoon, the blue angels took to the sky just about 15 minutes ago. for many spectators, this is what they came to see. in fact, many of these folks staked out their spots this morning. we started with the parade of ships as vessels from the u.s. navy and u.s. coast g
are going for $100 apiece. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >>> coming up in sports more reaction on the loss and check in on the niners who took on the new york giants at candle stick park. there was violence involving fans. an argue ended up with one man stabbing another. it happened near harney way. close to candlestick park. police say a man was hanging out with a group of friends who twoen two men approached them. an argument started and someone stabbed the 27-year-old. crews rushed him to the hospital with serious injuries. the victim is expected to survive. police arrested two suspects. >>> tomorrow, the bay area finds out if it is on a short list to host the super bowl in a couple of years. what's surprising to some is san francisco may be the big winner rather than santa clara. kimberly tere is at the site of the new 49ers stadium with more. >> reporter: hello. it is expected the bay area will make the short list tomorrow but that's only part of the process. >> if they win the right to host the super bowl it will be played in santa clara. what caught some pe
in the making. the president is honoring a california icon before heading to san francisco for faund raising push. here is video of president barack obama landing in bakersfield about an hour ago. he is there to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. the property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement in the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight in san francisco at the bill graham civic auditorium. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign
before the debate was even over. >>> just ahead, that $8 million accident. we're live in san francisco where team oracle is going through the wreckage following their boat crash. >>> also -- >> i was sad, but at the same time i was mad. >> his school says he is a health risk to the other children. coming up, how a little palo alto boy and his family are fighting back against a school order. >>> also, putting a san francisco spin on it. the event that is turning the city into a playground. >>> and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. temperatures 20 degrees above average, near record-setting. air quality also suffering over the next 24 hours, going up to moderate levels for thursday. we are also tracking that heavy rain across st. louis with a rain delay for the giants and the cardinals. we'll have more on your forecast, coming up. >>> oracle's state-of-the-art catamaran that flipped during a practice run yesterday in the bay is back at its home base tonight, undergoing repairs. late this afternoon, the america's cup organization released new footage of t
. from san francisco to oakland to san jose. there are a dozen or two more. at night we talked to the santa clara county boy scouts. the organization is apologizing to the victims. at the same time, they're reassuring the public they're doing what they can to prevent abuses from happening again. >> inside these boxes are the so-called perversion files, more than 1200 cases of known or suspected child abusers who at one time were in the boy scouts. files kept by the boy scouts for decades. but now made public by two attorneys in portland, oregon. >> the boy scouts knew they had an institutionwide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to deal with that. >> the national president on the most part agrees. in certain cases our response to these incidents and our efforts to protect youth were plainly insufficient. inappropriate or wrong. the files contain information about reported abusers in 49 states from 1965 to 1985. >> here's sunnyvale, here's one. >> reporter: a number of abusers are from the bay area. each file has a record sheet and letters. some cases went to author
:30. this is a live look now inside san francisco's city hall. jodi hernandez is also there, outside of city hall. i know you spent time with steven's parents. they must be so proud today, but also proud of his accomplishments. >> they certainly are. the memorial is taking place inside city hall. stevens' sisters and his brother are sharing memories of their childhood, growing up with christopher stevens. his sister remembered him as clever and witty, someone who is always dedicated to his family. she esaid no matter where he travelled in the world, he would always come home. tonight his friends and family must say goodbye. >> his commitment in being the ambassador to an area of our world that is in such turmoil was a huge, huge high calling for him. >> i know we have lost a hero, but we need to celebrate that life. >> reporter: and that's the aim of this afternoon's memorial service for ambassador chris stevens. mayor ed lee says there is not a more appropriate place to pay tribute to the slain u.s. ambassador to libya than san francisco's city hall. >> he was in fact a bay area uc berkeley grad, a
for first time offenders. he will head the catholic church in san francisco and san mateo counties. >>> lit be crazy, chaotic and sensational. san francisco is bracing for one of the busiest three days on record. hundreds of thousands are expected to pour into the city for a cornucopia of fun. fleet week and the america's cup by the water. hardly strictly blue grass in golden gate park. a slew of fairs and the games for the 49ers and the giants? jean elle is live in san francisco. >> reporter: people from all over the bay area come here for fleet week. it's a huge draw and tonight, the "uss macon island" is already docked here. hundreds of thousands are expected here in san francisco. it's safe to say you should expect delays all over san francisco this weekend. thousands of people from near and far are rolling in. for everything, from the blue angels to the america's cup. out of up towners will be able hop in a taxi. >> i usually stay right here, but it's sold out i understand. >> reporter: hotel operators are feeling lucky. >> yeah, it's been very, very good. >> reporter: they booked up s
lent a hand in the action. about an hour ago, the san francisco office of the fbi would say it is the lead agency and its gang task force in the south bay was in charge of the operation. >> i can't comment on the number of officers out there. there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel and fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi tells me the federal affidavits should be unsealed by the end of today. they will provide more details at that time. we will stay on top of this story and bring you the latest online and on the news at 5:00. i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you. an early-morning fire forced a berkeley family out of their home this morning. this cell phone video shows the fire at its peak at the home on benvenue avenue just after midnight. five people were inside. one in a wheelchair. police officers on scene rushed in to help. >> the police officers removed her and reported that the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an atmosphere which would be
francisco. their fishing boat capsized a mile off shore. monty francis is near highway 1 in san mateo county with the latest for us. >> reporter: good evening. we spoke to the family of one of the missing boaters and they are hoping and praying he will turn up alive. it has been 12 hours since the boat capsized and the search is underway still tonight. family members shouted the names of the missing clinging to hope their loved ones would return safe. among them the wife of one of the men from san francisco. he shared her anguish. >> i want my husband to come back. we are waiting for you. >> tang who has a 7-year-old daughter left this morning from san francisco with three friends for a fishing trip. hours later, one mile off shore from the pichblgen point light house a large wave hit their 23-foot boat and it capsized. two of the men had life vests and swam to shore not far from where their boat ended up on the rocks. the other two, including tang, did not have life jackets and are still lost at sea. tang's sister says the four friends are all experienced boaters. >> he knows how to swim. >
action as gas prices soar to record highs. >>> also -- >> the blue angels dance over the san francisco bay and we will look at the events in the city and the traffic that never really made a showing. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. many californians may love their cars but most don't like the spike in gas prices. prices up to an all-time high in california. innen effort to ease the burden, governor brown took emergency action today. kimberly tere has more on that an it seems you found one of the cheapest places for gas in the area. >> reporter: at this gas station on mcgee and north 33rd, you can see for yourself, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4.37. 31 cents less than the state average but most say it isn't a bargain. >> i'm not working so i'm looking for the cheapest gas. >> looks like she found it. it has been busy all day with drivers looking to save at the pump. >> i try to get it where it is the cheapest and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at d
. racing, baseball, football, street fairs and acrobatics. do you like it? san francisco has it if you can get there. we have live team coverage for you on the traffic concerns, with cheryl herd. >> reporter: well, jessica, i can guarantee you these traffic meters won't be available to you in san francisco this weekend. and signs like these are up, there will be delays. check it out. you have been warned. there is a warning out to those who dare to venture onto bay area roads this weekend. parking will be tight and traffic will be a mess. and tonight, people were already trying to avoid it. >> we came from vallejo on the ferry, and now, you know, the last ferry we missed and so we're waiting for the bus. >> reporter: metered parking? forget about it. this weekend, public transportation is the way to go. >> so we decided we wouldn't drive today. maybe it was a bad decision. because in the end, mass transit adventure took us like two and a half hours to get here from vallejo. >> reporter: that may not be ideal, but parking on saturday and sunday will be unbearable. there will be ways to find
, as well. not just san francisco. but the entire bay area embracing this team and getting on this ride. we're all in it together. >> together until the end. the giants fanfare under way already. orange october, in full world series bloom. good evening, everyone. >> hold on for a wild ride. game one between the giants and tigers is tomorrow night. but the festivities began tonight. >> we have live coverage. we'll look at the differences between san francisco and the tigers' hometown of detroit. >> we'll start with kimberly on the orange carpet. this was the big ticket tonight at the giants gala. how was it? >> reporter: it was wonderful. people wanted to just celebrate. that party is wrapping up so people can head home and be here tomorrow. we heard fans say it over and over. when the giants win, the whole city celebrates. and that was the case tonight. >> you can feel the energy. you can feel it in the ballpark. but you can feel it in the city, as well. >> reporter: it was a gala affair of giant proportion, at the fairmont hotel. >> the city is exploding in orange. and we're so happy to be
from business blog pandodaily kym mcnicholas, and eric savitz, san francisco bureau chief for "forbes." this week on "press: here." >>> good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. there is no logical way to introduce my first guest, a successful entrepreneur without the context of his biggest failure. jonathan abrams built friendster, the first real social network, already online and working when mark zuckerberg was waiting to hear if he'd get into harvard. >> and each person on friendster has a personal network, which are all the people you're connected to through your friends and their friends and their friends and so on. >> we first caught up to jonathan in 2003 in this news report, nearly ten years ago, tape hits and all, where he tried to explain social networking. >> immediately connected to all that, friends, and other friends and people through them, and then you can invite any friends that you want to be on friendster with you. >> friendster, then in beta, would eventually flame out for reasons so complex there are actually business classes about its failure. lesser people migh
apart the 49ers in san francisco. man, i tell you, the green bay packers just -- they are not going to be able to stop the run and all that. the houston texans at home, 5-0. just shut them down from the beginning. jordy nelson, he's no greg jennings. he can't make the big plays. what is wrong with aaron rodgers and all of that. right out the window. >> al: second and six. houston just running out the clock right now and looking ahead to their next game against baltimore here next sunday afternoon. justin forsett takes it to the 34. a couple of league notes before we head to the postgame. jacoby jones, a big kickoff return coming at most opportune time in that game. 108 yards against the cowboys. larry fitzgerald second player to reached 10,000 receiving yards before the age of 30, though, they lost that game, did arizona, after a chance to win it at the end. russell wilson betingating the patriots and tom brady today. a big comeback for seattle in a stunner. third and three. this will be the final play of the contest. that is forsett. only the atlanta falcons are undefeated. clevela
in san francisco? good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. welcome back. glad to have you back. you're just in time right now, perfect timing for our first big storm of the season rolling in. >> it ends a six-month spell of dangerously dry weather. here's a look at the downpour this morning in san francisco. cars cautiously driving on some slick roads. also on the peninsula, in burlingame, cars taking a pounding there. arturo santiago is live in san jose where there was a steady downpour today. but first, let's get to meteorologist, christina loren, who's been busy tracking all the action. >> good morning. i set this radar back about six hours just to show you all the heavy rainfall that came through the bay area in a very short-lived period of time. for now, we're done with the heavy rain. but we have this unsettled pattern to get through. we're going to see light, spotty showers return, another round getting into this evening. in addition to that, gusty winds on the way. this evening into tomorrow morning, we get another
. heavy rain in the st. louis cardinals no match for the san francisco giants. rain on the mound, champagne in the clubhouse for the national league champs. now headed to the world series again. first up, game one, this wednesday on home turf at at&t park. >> we have live team coverage tonig tonight. nbc bay area cheryl hurd is at the dugout store where giants gear is flying off of store shelves. good evening, kimberly. >> good evening. national league champions. the odds were against the giants winning three in a row but they did it and fans are thrilled. many did not want to leave chanting "let's take detroit." >> we were down! giants are a lot of heart, baby! it feels good. let it pour down, baby. >> the city is celebrating. >> this is awesome. >> i love it! >> i knew it. amazing the best feeling ever. awesome! >> after a season of ups and downs, fans say this is thrilling. the road to get to tonight, though, wasn't easy. >> it's an amazing group of guys that never gives in. that's the american way. >> and fans say it's that fighting spirit that will take them all the way. the
series back to san francisco, and fans are ready to welcome them home. good evening, everyone. i'm janelle wang. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. they live another day. facing down elimination, the giants pull out ate w win again st. louis on their turf. fans couldn't be happier. we have live coverage at the busch in st. louis. fans say they're ready and happy to be back in play. >> reporter: since they couldn't be at the game in st. louis tonight, fans created their own stadi stadium-like environment. just steps away from at&t park at pete's tavern, it was standing room only to watch the giants on the brink of elimination take on the cardinals. >> i love our management, i love our players, i love the sometimes. >> there's not a lot of teams where you can feel their chemistry and the fans' chemistry bleeds into them. >> reporter: with the giants' win tonight, the cardinals are up three games to two in the national championship series. san francisco now needs to forge a three-game winning streak to make it into the world series. >> got to get there. got to get there. >> we did it once
a new stadium, its immediate focus is on this week's games and then the play-offs. >>> san francisco leaders are bracing for one of the busiest weekends this year. this week the city is hosting a bunch of major events expected to draw more than a million visitors. they include fleet week and the blue angels, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival and the america's cup series race there is giants play-off game, the italian heritage parade and numerous street festivals. b.a.r.t and muni are increasing cars to help. >> there will be taxis. if you're in the city, jump on your bike. much better ways to get around. the worst way you can choose to get around will be in your own car. >> the city is setting up free valet bicycle parking at all the major events. a lane of the embarcadero will also be dedicated to bicyclists heading to fleet week and the america's cup race. >>> speaking of the america's cup, the high-end sailors are back in town for more. based on fans reaction in august, the crowds will be big again this week. laurence scott joins us from san francisco. lawrence, you were lite
if not for the pitching performance of barry zito. nba is in san francisco in san francisco near at&t park. fans are still riding high from last night's, full of praise for barry zito. >> a lot of credit for barry zito. he is everyone's hero around here. i don't think they stopped celebrating since last night as they anticipate tomorrow's game here at at&t park. the giants need a three-game sweep to get in the series. they need a great starting pitcher like they had last night in barry zito. this was the scene during game five across the street as the giants escaped elimination in the national league championship series. fans say they are thrilled the team is back in the bay where they can cheer them on. it starts at 4:37. fans say while the odds are not in their team's favor they are confident they will defy statistics and get another win. fans say it was like a mini stadium last night and great to be able to share the excitement and the torture. >> it's the way of life. we live for the torture. it's the only way we know. >> the last minute every time. we just enjoy it. just enjoy it. >> we've gone all t
will be held at san francisco city hall october 16th. the public is invited to this service but do keep in mind the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was killed in libya just last month. he was 52 years old. >>> the driver of a big rig that crashed into an amtrak train causing it to derail is talking this morning. he told police he doesn't know why he drove his big rig through a flashing crossing gate and then hit the train. the crash happened monday just south of fresno. the train was traveling from oakland to bakersfield. the chp says he was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash. 39 people on that train were hurt. >>> gay rights activists in san francisco right now planning to demonstrate outside today at the installation of archbishop salvato salvatore cordileone. protesters say he played a major role backing prop 8. he was arrested in san diego at a dui checkpoint back in august. today's ceremony will take place at st. mary's cathedral. >>> serious magic this morning in oakland. the athletics officially the kings of the a.l. west. they
: it was a must have business meeting that brought marty and colleagues to san francisco. getting back home was an even more desperate effort. >> it is an anxiety. i know my house will be under water and my son's house will be under water. we hope for the best. >> hell. no other word. hell. i have a wife at home. >> reporter: he spent the morning changing the flight. >> our flight was supposed to leave at 6:00 now. that was to chicago. now we're trying another option to go to l.a. we're changing. okay. we're going back to l.a. >> l.a. to new york tomorrow. >> reporter: with an average of a dozen delays on a good day. there have been 1,400 canceled flights. most of them between sfo and the northeast airport. the couple more than a fluke. >> i live in san diego. expect the best weather in the whole united states. it is fogged in. that is crazy. >> reporter: it has been crazier for the two who are bracing themselves for what they will see when they get home hopefully tomorrow afternoon. >> we can fix the property. that is not the issue. everybody has to be safe. that's all we're praying for. >
enough for a record in santa rosa. 103 in gilroy. walnut creek, 102. san francisco, 92 degrees. sweltering for city standards. upper 80s in the south bay. let's take you to that live hd sky camera network right now. a bit hazy. the winds are trying to turn more onshore. we do think as we come back to our weather graphics will give us cooling throughout this week. it will stay hot for tuesday with increased fire danger and a few 100s expected. we'll talk about the cool wind when it arrives and what it's going to mean for temperatures. big-time changes in that seven-day forecast. >> we'll see you shortly. family and friends of two fishermen missing at sea for more than 24 hours are not giving up hope their loved ones will be found alive. the coast guard spent most of the day searching for the two men whose boat capsized yesterday morning near the san mateo coast. four friends left san francisco in an 18-foot boat and headed out to half moon bay. a big wave crashed into the boat sending all four overboard. two of the men had life jackets and swam to shore to find help. the other t
romney with one liners as he lays out the bottom line for his campaign in san francisco tonight. good evening. i'm jessica aguirre. >> 29 days until the election and he is fighting for his job. an impassioned plea for president obama. he came here for cash but also to send a message. >> he took some deliberate swings at mitt romney and also urged his bay area supporters to call their friends and relatives in swing states. >> we have live team coverage. kimberly spoke to supporters. >> for more, the speech to a packed house inside the auditorium. >> reporter: jessica, president obama told supporters, he needs help. he told 100 supporters at a private dinner here at the billy graham civic auditorium to be almost excessive over the next 29 days to reach out and talk to anyone they know in battleground states who could help them get reelected. then he entered that packed auditorium. the energized crowd of thousands greeted him with a standing ovation and the president spoke for about 25 minutes, telling supporters the future of the nation is at stake, saying his opponent, mitt romney, is
tonight. the team beat st. louis. that means it is on to game seven tomorrow in san francisco for a winner take all situation. we have team coverage of the victory. jamie is inside of at&t park. but we begin with kimberly tere who's outside of the ballpark with a look at the big win. hello, kimberly. >> hello. this game really seemed to reenergize fans who admitted before it began they were a little bit nervous about it. in the end, they say, it was an easy win and of course they are hoping for a repeat tomorrow. >> go giants! >> i'm totally pumped. ready for tomorrow. >> reporter: tomorrow's game will determine which team heads to the world series. much of the credit for tonight's win goes to pitcher ryan vogle song who is known for being superstitious. he must eat chicken enchill lad das the night before he takes the mound. >> i'm eating chicken enchiladas. >> i'm going home eat a dozen chicken enchiladas. >> i wore my lucky hat and it worked. >> fans say they are willing to do whatever it takes to support their team during a season of surprises. >> it is up and down. >> torture, again,
the window and people in san francisco are wearing shorts and flip-flops. everything short of the bathing suit outside. we say that because we did get up to 94 degrees in san francisco. very close to a record. also look at the triple digits. 103 in santa rosa. 107 in gilroy. that would give us in the bay area not only the hottest weather of the month of the season but of the entire year happening on this first full week of fall. it was good enough for records. santa rosa hit 102 shatter the old number of 87 set back in 2001. there you go. there's that test to show you how hot it is compared to where it should be this time of year. rivalling heat in the desert. palm springs at 103. we'll have a hard time dropping off in the east bay. numbers have gone down. do remember this is dangerous heat as we have been warning you for several days now. remember to drink plenty of water. take frequent breaks. even tonight if you're headed out for dinner and also remember those pets. let's take you outside to that live hd sky camera network on this hot evening. we have haze. the air quality will be slig
. >> the man a former yahoo! executive living with his wife and kids in san francisco's valley and year ago moved to new york and just last night they were shattered aeldly by their own nanny. the krims moved to the bay area before going to manhattan and took a job at ccnbc, they found the children dead in a bathtub. the family's 50-year-old nanny was lying nearby with a knife by her side. >> we know she was referred by another family, that an employee of this family for approximately two years. >> unbelievable. unbelievable. >> can't imagine. >> the krims have a 3-year-old daughter who was at the swimming lesson when the stabbings occurred. police met him at jfk and told him the tragic news. as for the nanny, she's in critical condition and police are searching for a motive. >>> dueling psychiatrists, william ayers has been in and out of courtrooms having been accused of sexually abusing several young boys under his care. his original trial ended in a hung jury and prosecutors want to retry a yerz but his attorneys and two doctors at napa hospital claim he suffers from dementia. they claim
forward 23 years and today, the san francisco giants are on the road and they are playing the st. louis cardinals in game three of the national league championship series. scutaro took a hard shot and talked about the play yesterday. he was joking. the next team he sees holliday, he said, he will kick his butt. he called the clubhouse and apologized for that collision. that is a class move. right now, former giants pitcher and comcast sportsnet analyst sean nesty is reporting about the line up. >> reporter: he is in there today. he is about ready to take batting practice. not going to be 100%. 90% is scutaro. looking forward to seeing him back on the field. >> the giants not so great at home, but they have been road warriors this your. why do you think they have been so good playing on the road? >> reporter: you know, i don't know that. i really don't. i think what happens is you start winning on the road and you believe in the squad. you don't get the last at bat on the road. they find a way to win. i don't know what it is. most of the year, that doesn't happen. they found a way to win
it on their passengers the better it is for the airline industry as a whole. live at san francisco international airport, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. the world series moved to detroit today with the giants up two games to none and nbc bay area is in pleasanton the home town of one. star players. held yorks kimberly. >> reporter: brandon crawford grew up loving the giants the team he would eventually play for happen miss high school baseball coach we talked to him today and he said it was crawford's dream come true. a graduate of foothill high school in 2005 his high school coach said he always came to the field ready to learn but said what separates a 25-year-old shortstop from other players is his incredible instinct and timing which has helped the team in this post-season. >> on the field he's a terror. he's a complete gamer. if you know him he's a little bit shy off the field. not into being the guy being interviewed. when he gets on the field he's absolute terror. incredibly fun to watch. the giants brought him up. he's got his indoctrination in the big leagues. he's been fortunate to play. >>
. the real celebration is wednesday morning during the parade in downtown san francisco. it goes from the foot of market street near the ferry building all the way up market. gene is live in san francisco where giants fever is still raging. >> reporter: a lot of people have it. and the buses full of tired giants players are gone. the world series victory celebration continues and tonight giants fans are soaking up every joyous moment. hundreds of giants fans erupt in cheers when the team rolls into at&t park. >> i want to take pictures with all of them. >> reporter: the world series champion didn't disappoint. sandoval ran towards the crowd showing off the trophy. >> they earned this. >> reporter: romo finished the victory lap impressive those from san francisco. >> i have never seen them in real life. >> the fans mean a lot to them and it means a lot to us that they are so personable and that is what makes the giants so awesome. >> reporter: general manager rolled his luggage past the adoring crowd and said the magnitude of winning a second world series will hit at wednesday's victor
in the south bay across san jose and even in san francisco some fog conditions. in the sacramento valley a red flag fire warning also for the northeast and south bay hills with our largest concern through tomorrow morning for the north bay hills. that's where we'll have the lowest humidity and also winds from 15 to 25 miles per hour. another 12-18 hours to go of this wind, that's going to be drying before we get changes. speaking of changes, over the next seven days we're going to track one of the strongest systems we've seen in months, at least with widespread rain that will get here and does have rain coming in that seven-day forecast. we also want to give you an update if you follow the giants and cardinals. the game is under rain delay, the rain pushing to the east. there is a batch of moderate rain near busch stadium. after that passes in the next half hour it looks as if we'll have the weather lessening up. still improvement expected over the next 30 to 40 minutes. maybe that will get going. >> jeff, thank you. we'll check back with you later. >> a well known south bay doctor is behind b
weeks ago. >> one of the nicest neighbors. my wife had cancer. he'd bring her crabs from san francisco. so my wife loved him. >> reporter: now, the woman has not been identified yet this morning and the coroner hasn't arrived yet either. in fact hasn't been called. sheriff's spokesperson tells me they should know rather quickly whether any accelerant was used, but maybe not which kind. they plan to be here all afternoon. reporting live, christy smith, nbc bay area news. >>> and within the half hour, the boy scouts of america releasing confidential documents related to sex abuse cases. more than 20,000 pages being handed over to the public as part of a court order. the files will identify more than 1,000 scout leaders and volunteers who were banned by the organization. the boy scouts have also been ordered to report suspects who are not turned over to the police. the file dates back to the 1960s through 1980s. and we'll have more on these documents tonight on our 5:00 and 6:00 newscasts. >>> and we have a brand new picture this morning of a man involved in a brazen peninsula bank robber
the st. louis cardinals in san francisco's first post season victory at home. even fans outside in the cubby cove netted some fun. kelly ditched work in san jose to be part of the magic. >> i got the call at 4:30, like, hey, i got some tickets and i dropped a meeting and said i'll be there. don't tell my boss. >> reporter: she said the struggle to win at home makes the matchup more exciting. >> it's part of post season, it's torture, part of giants baseball. >> reporter: fans had fun doing their part. the at-home curse. >> we're going to do it tonight because i have the monkey. >> reporter: bringing good luck charms and buying brand new ones. all of the effort paid off with a win under their belts. the giants are fired up and ready to take on the cardinals on the road. >> i've been praying for st. louis because we come back and fight all the way to the end. >> go giants. woo! >> reporter: giants fans can return to work and school tomorrow with no baseball distractions as the giants head to st. louis. >> so much excitement. a lot like two years ago. what's next? off to st. louis.
san francisco crime lab tech accused of stealing drugs. deborah madden faced federal charge of skimming cocaine from the city's crime lab back in 2009 by means of fraud and deception. those allegations led to the closure of the lab and prompted prosecutors to dismiss hundreds of criminal cases. now jurors who were divided about the conviction say prosecutors just didn't prove that madden was deceptive. a retrial for the retired madden is a possibility that will be discussed at a hearing next week. >>> well, there was a texas barbecue in oakland today with the a's giving fans a thrilling finish on the last day of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> you heard it. the a's are now the american league western division champs. six months ago, baseball experts had just written them off. but the a's fooled them all. securing the title after a sweep of the texas rangers. up next, the detroit tigers. we turn to jean elle. boy, what a game. >> jessica, this is exactly what a's fans have been dreaming ab
pressure him get re-elected. so the president has a very busy evening here in san francisco. we'll be monitoring the events and have another update for you tonight at 6:00. reporting live in san francisco, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you so much, jean. >>> and while the president was in the bay area, mitt romney was in virginia, giving a major speech on foreign policy. romney called for a change of course in the middle east and blamed the obama administration for making the region more dangerous. >> i know the president hoped for a safer, freer, and more prosperous middle east allayed with us. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. >> today's speech largely repackaged things romney has said before, but included a few specific ways he would change the president's approach. >> president obama fired back in an ad scheduled to run in virginia, which is a key battleground state. the ad portrays romney as reckless and amateurish during a trip to england, israel and poland. >>> how much you spending? these rising gas prices 50 cents higher in the past week alone. tha
that haven't been well told in the media and that is how many people throughout all quarters of san francisco believe what has occurred was wrong and that they call for my reinstatement. >> 52 weeks of mandatory domestic violence counseling, again, in the company of the very people whose imprisonment recently supervised if they have recently been released from jail. >> reporter: this hearing is expected to last several hours. nine of the 11 supervisors must vote to uphold the charge of official misconduct for murkarimi to be removed from office. otherwise he will be reinstated. now at this point, arguments inside city hall have wrapped up, and public comment is about to begin. i'm told dozens of people are lined up, interested in weighing in on the board of supervisors' decision on the future of sheriff ross murkarimi. we'll have an update for you tonight at 6:00. reporting live in san francisco, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> okay, jean, we'll see you then. >>> former coach jerry sandusky was sentenced today to 30 to 60 years in jail for sexual abusing ten boys. and while it may appear tha
by an orange safety vest. tonight police in san francisco are warning people of an alarming scam. they say burglars are posing as utility workers to get inside homes. the suspects claim to be water department employees who want to check water faucets or test water for possible contamination. when the residents are distracted the suspect rips them off. >>> now to an nbc bay area follow up. the postal service is offering a substantial reward to help catch thieves that are stealing mail in the south bay. it's a story we first uncovered and broke last week. it seems someone has been breaking into community mail boxes in one san jose neighborhood. this is how it works. the vandals break the back panels of the boxes then steal all the mail. the u.s. postal inspector's office is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the mail stealers. the office sent armed officers into rose avenue and nancy lane after a report last week on the thefts. >> any time somebody attacks a mail box like that, it is a federal crime. the crime has been committed. it's serious. >> you heard it. federal
:00 last night. luckily the coast guard and san francisco fire boats got there in time. crews rescued 22 people part of that bachelor party. the groom-to-be was taking it all in stride. the damaged boat was towed to a sausalito shop for repairs. wyche the boat hit the rock, marked by a buoy, is still under investigation. >>> after a ten-hour standoff, holster police they roved a body believed to be a missing mother heather carroll. they found the body inside the home of david jose quarter ez, he's being held on murder charges after a standoff that ended at 3:00 this morning. heather carroll is a holster mother reported missing on wednesday when she didn't pick her son up from school. the suspect told officers where to find her body during interviews after his arrest. the standoff began friday evening. police were on their way to interview him when they got a tip he was suicidal and armed. he refused to come out for ten hours finally surrendering early this morning. >>> if you live in the south bay, you will soon have to dial differently adding a few extra numbers when you make a call. sa
in the state. it's the highest rent in the state of california. we have recently eclipsed san francisco as the highest rental market. >> reporter: in san jose, the average rent for a one-bedroom unit is $1667, up more than 11% compared to october of last year. and more landlords are fixing up their rentals to get a higher price. at pinewood terrace in east san jose you'll pay nearly $1300 for this newly renovated one bedroom unit. for many renters, the sky-high prices mean relying on roommates to share costs, sometimes several of them. >> it's a one-bedroom. it's pretty small. and there are four girls living there. >> reporter: but if you think rents are high here, head to palo alto, where the average rent for a one-bedroom, one-bath unit is $2,417. rental experts say the reason rents are climbing is because people who lost their homes are now renting, and the job market is picking up. so don't expect rents to peak any time soon. with the occupancy rate higher than 95% in the south bay, experts say you can expect rents to keep on climbing. and if you think that you'll save money by rent
. >>> back on the job. san francisco sheriff ross murkarimi reinstated after the board of supervisors declined to uphold official misconduct charges filed by mayor ed lee. this stems from a new year's eve incident where he bruised his wife's arm. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez spoke with the sheriff one-on-one and joins us live from san francisco with the latest. jodi, when does he officially start? >> reporter: well, murkarimi says that's up to interpretation, and it is his interpretation that officially begins right now. that is why murkarimi returned to his offices here at city hall this afternoon to begin the transition of once again taking the helm of the sheriff's department. >> i am anxious, eager, and gratified, and immensely humbled by the last ten months. >> reporter: reinstated sheriff ross murkarimi was all smiles as well-wishers stopped to congratulate him as he made his way back to work. >> it's time to heal. you know, and it's not about win or lose and what side or me being reinstated or not being reinstated. i think it's time to heal. it's really nice that we all rise a
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